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AI comparison

How to compare AI players?

  • different algorithms
  • different parameters

Zermelo-Bradley-Terry model

  • published by Ernst Zermelo in his 1928 paper, thorough treatment by Bradley and Terry in their 1952 paper.
  • deals with estimation of the strength of chess players
  • Each player p can be assigned a score z_p where P(p wins q) = z_p / (z_p + z_q)

Whole history rating algorithm by Rémi Coulom

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